At the opening of TCT 2018 Exhibition & Conference on 3D Printing held at the NEC in Birmingham (from September 25th – 27th), Additive Industries has announced a partnership with Laser Lines Ltd, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of 3D printers, additive manufacturing systems, 3D scanning equipment, lasers and accessories, to accelerate its presence in the UK and Ireland.
The appointment of Laser Lines Ltd as an agent follows the recent announcement by Additive Industries of the expansion of its Process & Application Development network with a centre in the UK. Both companies have teamed up to accelerate the maturing UK & Ireland market for industrial metal additive manufacturing systems.
Laser Lines, founded in 1975, is based in Banbury, Oxon, with 37 employees, 24 dedicated to 3D sales and service, offers an end-to-end service which includes training, installation, maintenance and repair services. With its vast experience and professional infrastructure, Laser Lines Ltd will support Additive Industries in developing the UK & Ireland industrial market in aerospace, automotive, medical and general machine building markets.
“Our customers are looking for industrial metal additive manufacturing solutions and as a trusted supplier of 3D printers both in plastics and metal, industrial lasers and 3D scanning equipment, we are well positioned to introduce Additive Industries and their MetalFAB1 system. We are looking forward to working with Additive Industries and further strengthen our commercial strategy with regards to metal 3D production solutions “, said Mark Tyrtania, Sales Director of Laser Lines Ltd.
“With the recently announced expansion to the UK with a dedicated Process & Application Development Centre, we already acknowledge that the UK & Ireland is an important market that provides great opportunities for industrial companies to enter into industrial metal additive manufacturing. With Laser Lines Ltd we add an experienced partner to our fast growing worldwide network that will work with us to identify and manage these opportunities that will contribute to our execution of our accelerated growth”, added Daan Kersten, CEO of Additive Industries.